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Carroll County Bureau of Solid Waste
Carroll County Department of Public Works

225 N. Center Street
Room 221
Westminster, MD 21157-5194

410-386-2248 - voice
410-840-8279 - fax

Office HoursMon-Fri 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Contact 1Dwight Amoss
Solid Waste Manager
410-386-4550 or 888-302-8978 - voice
Contact 2Maria Myers
Recycling Manager
410-386-2510 - voice
mtmyers@carrollcountymd.gov
PurposeTo manage all facets of solid waste disposal and recycling programs in Carroll County.
ServiceCarroll County has one active landfill, the Northern Landfill, at 1400 Baltimore Boulevard (MD Rt. 140) approximately two miles east of Westminster between the State Police Barrack and Reese Fire Hall, and one convenience drop-off center, Hoods Mill at 7901 Kabik Court in Sykesville. Northern Landfill hours are 7 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday and 7 am to 3 pm Saturday. Hoods Mill is open for residential waste only from 7 am to 3 pm on the first and third Saturdays of the month. Driver's license and vehicle registration are required. Fees are as follows effective July 1, 2016: 1. Northern Landfill; Automobiles, $7 per load; all other vehicles are weighed and charged per ton ($64.00/ton for municipal solid waste and $80.00/ton for construction, demolition debris and bulk trash). Commercial users may apply for monthly billing at the County Accounting Office. 2. Hoods Mill fees: Automobiles $8 per load, all other vehicles are weighed and charged per ton for municipal solid waste $68.00 per ton; Construction and demolition debris $80;Tires, $2.50 off the rim, $3.50 on the rim; limit maximum, are collected at both facilities and restricted to 5 per year per resident; Licensed commercial loads of scrap tires are accepted at $150 per ton. Recycling is offered at the landfill at no charge.
SubjectsHazardous Waste, Landfills, Recycling
Last Updated22 April 2019